This blanket chest is made is solid and veneered American Black Walnut. The panels are made from sequentially cut sheets of veneer from the same log and arranged so that the grain patterns wrap around the piece. The gentle sweep of the legs, cut at the bandsaw and then individually refined at the bench with rasps and spokeshaves, add a tough of elegance. The lid is fitted with torsion hinges, which like a laptop, while ensure the lid remains in place at any angle. Inside the chest as a sliding and removable tray assembled with handcut dovetails in solid walnut. This tray is the perfect place to store smaller times such as your slippers. Finished in hand rubbed shellac and wax. Approximately 1200x400x600mm. Available as is or in other species.